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what's happening. president obama says that even though the white house said he didn't know about it until recently but the president says the buck stops with him and he wants to know what's going on and specifically who we've been spying on. now we may get some answers on that today. the house against committee hears from intelligence officials. diane feinstein says with respect to nsa collection of intelligence on leaders of u.s. allies, let me state unequivocally i'm totally opposed, i do not believe the united states should be collecting phone calls or emails of friendly presidents and prers. her committee will hear next from those to testify today the director of national intelligence and the nsa. >>> so this morning 24 states including every one along the eastern seaboard are marking a somber anniversary. one year ago today hurricane sandy made landfall. nbc's jay gray joins us live along the jersey shore in seaside heights. jay, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that storm left more than $71 billion in damage along the eastern seaboard. in the days just following san
of the white house's problems. for years president obama has denied the affordable care act would change health coverage for millions of americans. in fact it's been a key component of the president's sales pitch to the public. >> if you like your health care plan, you keep your health care plan. these folks need to stop scaring everybody. nobody is going to force you to leave your health care plan. i don't want government bureaucrats meddling in your health care. if your employer provides you health insurance nobody is talking about messing with that. if you're one of the 250 million americans who already have health insurance you will keep your health insurance. >> time and again president obama saying if you like your health care plan you will keep your health care plan but a new nbc news report finds just the opposite is true for many americans. lisa, you discovered the white house officials were aware that between 40 to 67% of individuals will not be able to keep their policies. tell us more. >> reporter: well, first, willie, let me lay the ground work here. for 80%, roughly 80% of america
, so said paul ryan in 2002 when his party controlled the white house. but when president obama thought maybe a stimulus would be a good idea, because we were facing the worst downturn since the great depression, somebody had changed paul ryan's channel. >> we can do better than this. this bill, this economic stimulus package is unworthy of our new president's signature. this is just a long spending wish list from every spending interest group that's out there. if you're going to go out and borrow $825,000 -- >> so, recraft it for me, congressman ryan. >> this is not going to work, and that's the concern. >> this stimulus thing is not going to work. who would ever think that a stimulus bill would work? paul ryan's change of heart would have been embarrassing on its own, but it got worse when he was forced to admit that his office had requested money from the 2009 stimulus bill, even though he said that they had not. and even though he said the whole thing wouldn't work. if it wouldn't work, then why did you want some to take home with you? that kind of thing that's happened often enough
they'y're fufurious the national secu >> sources tell "the los angeles times" that the obama white house did approve many of those oppositions. margaret brennan is at the state department. margaret, good morning. >> good morning, norah, and to charlie. european lawmakers tell us they're upset by the volume of information collected by the nsa and want to know what was done with it. they'll hold meetings at the white house and the state department today. but some of these questions are going to be hard to answer as we just begin to realize how far the surveillance program reaches. >> reporter: president obama said there should be additional constrains on how the u.s. gathers intelligence. he told cable channel fusion. >> what we've seen over the last several years is their capacity to continue to develop and expand, and that's why i'm initiating now a review to make sure that what they're able to do doesn't necessarily mean what they should be doing. >> reporter: the president would not say whether or not he knew that the nsa has been monitoring german chancellor
of obama care may be the least of the white house's problems. for years president obama denied that the affordable care act would change health care coverage for millions of americans. in fact it was a key component of the president's sales pitch to the public. >> if you like your health care plan you keep your health care plan. these folks need to stop scaring everybody. nobody will force you to leave your health care plan. i don't want government bureaucrats meddling in your health care. your employer provides you health insurance on the job, nobody is talking about messing with that. if you're one of the more than 250 million americans who already have health insurance, you will keep your health insurance. >> but now an nbc news report finds the opposite happens to be true. buried in a document from 2010 of obama care regulations, lisa myers discovered the white house officials were aware between 40 and 67% of individuals would not be able to keep their policies. yesterday white house press secretary jay carney tried to clarify the law and those past remarks from the preside
on a stump as a witch dr. for your information i was making fun of my white half of obama, not the black half. and now you have a back person using the term nigger this, nigger that. ant it's okay for them to do it. >> you know that we can hear you, right? >> yes. >> you know that we can hear you? >> yes. >> okay. all right. then i found out for the real reason for the law. >> the law is going to cict democrats in the butt. >> wow an executive g.o.p. committee member admitted that this law isn't designed to hurt people, it's designed to hurt democrats. >> if it hurts a bunch of college kids too lazy to get up off her bohunkus and get a photo i.d., so be it. >> right, right. >> if it hurts the whites so be it. if it hurts a bunk of lazy blacks that wants the government to give them everything, so be it. >> it just so happens that a lot of those people vote democrat. >> gee! that's right to supposedly prevent one or two cases of fraud this law could suppress hundreds of thousands of actual voters. >> i can't believe we have that many stupid people in north carolina and people that don't know ho
president obama. am sure the white house's stand by these headlines. the big question is why is the president not breaking a sweat about any of this? the reason is this is all by design. the collapse was by design to get as the single payer. lou: one question we don't have to ask is why did the president and this administration insist on delaying the onset of obamacare until after the election. can you imagine these headlines? thank you for being with us. thank you so much for being with us. taken in a tent check us out on twitter please. guitar facebook page. up next, well funded lobbyists letting capitol hill pushed republican lawmakers for amnesty. but amnesty could be, well, problematic for the republican party as an it might well destroy it. he will straighten us out on these issues here next. ♪ ♪ [ engine revs, tires squeal ] [ male announcer ] since we began, mercedes-benz has pioneered many breakthroughs. ♪ breakthroughs in design... breakthroughs in safety... in engineering... and technology. and now our latest creation breaks one more barrier. introducing the
a very big boom for the republican party and you've seen the obama administration and white house certainly on the defensive. >> with this -- for example, with the nsa, i don't know how it's necessarily a big boom for them because you do have rpz like peter king defending the administration and defending the president. there are not clear divided lines as we saw with the government shutdown and even early on with republicans who were hand in hand on fighting the health care law. >> tamron, let pe put it a different way. a lot of folks on capitol hill are all -- the more we talk about nsa and all of the glitches involved with the website and problems and flaws in the health care law, and you're for getting about the government shutdown, that is a very good day for the republican party. >> mark, we'll see what happens in this hearing and keep our audience up to date. we'll watch tomorrow and talk about kathleen sebelius and her testimony. >>> abortion clinics in texas that were supposed to shut down today have instead started to take appointments after a federal judge struck down pa
with the united states. he white house has denied that president obama was aware that chancellor on the low merkel was being tapped. -- angela merkel was being tapped. they discussed the surveillance rogue rams -- programs. they warned of lasting damage to the transatlantic relationship. >> over the weekend, the white house was quiet, not commenting on the spy scandal. press secretary jay carney said that there may need to be additional constraints placed on america's spy agencies. >> there are a number of efforts underway designed to increase transparency, work with congress to look at reforms of the patriot act. to look at ways that we can increase oversight, increase constraints on the authorities provided by these programs. separately, there is a review underway that will look at, among other issues, some of the very specific things in regards to the intelligence gathering. including matters that deal with heads of state and other governments. >> joining me from washington is our correspondent. president obama is under pressure and letting his press secretary do the talking for him. what else
with individual plans will find their policies changed or canceled under obama care rules. the white house said those p- they will be -- said they will be able to buy more comprehensive coverage. >> the need to provide greater security to those americans who had no other option. >> reporter: in washington reporting. >> you just heard about the promises made by the president. people who like their healthcare plan can keep it. steny hoyer said the affordable care act didn't allow some to keep their insurance. hoyer told a reporter from the national review that some policies wouldn't meet minimum requirements of obamacare that the president's promises weren't misleading, they're just not clear enough. >>> meanwhile democrats are proposing a fix to the debt ceiling. he wants to authorize additional federal -- republicans blasted the proposal saying the debt limit increase needs to be papered with similar cuts. the constitution gives the power to congress' loan. >>> how the town has been. >> if you love crab cakes, you've known it for a long time. how a restaurant was honored today. >> we made it to
-setting manner. >> we're not forgetting the white hot story out of obama care, the nbc news report confirming the white house knew millions would not be able to keep their health plans even as the president was promising just the opposite. we have aetna ceo mark bertolini reacting exclusively to that coming up on the "closing bell." >> let's get to the red hot market. a market in unchartered territory. the dow jones industrial average up. we've been steady the last hour. the magic number as you heard to watch, 15,767 would be an all-time high. we're close to it with a 90-point rally. nasdaq, take a look at where we are, technology a leader today. up 39 47. s&p 500 also in record-setting territory. if we close even just a point above where we are, yesterday we close at an all-time high. we're in unchartered territory with s&p 500 at 1769. let's talk about where the strength is today. will the dow do it here? new all-time high, bob pisani. what is the money say on the floor right now? 15 points away. 15676 would be a cleesing high for the dow jones industrial average. 15 points away. we're alre
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congressmen start cracking, breaking with the white house? change their minds, go against obama care. sue is down at the nyse. hi. >> hi. we begin with breaking news, but not here at the nyse. at the nasdaq. seema moody is there with the latest on trading glitches and halts earlier today. what's the latest? >> sue, the nasdaq indexes have resumed trading after an unusual halt where the nasdaq composite, the nasdaq 100 among other nasdaq specific indexes were not updating. stocks on these indexes were not impacted. the nasdaq says it was an issue with its global index data service 2.0. apparently this feed experienced a brief disruption of service, but since then, has recovered. the nasdaq says it continues to investigate the issue. again, no equity exchange operations have been impacted but this is still something that traders are watching, especially in the options market. sue that's the latest. >> seema, thank you very much. we turn to obama care now because it is taking center stage on capitol hill today. the administrator of medicare and medicaid services testifying before paul ryan's
issue causing white house headaches. those u.s. spy games around the world. president obama is now calling for programs monitoring our allies to stop. that while new complaints allege the nsa tapped private citizens. nbc's tracie potts is in washington for us. tracie, good morning to you. here's a hearing on capitol hill today. what might we learn? >> reporter: well, the hearing is going to solve some of the top administration officials on intelligence. the director of national intelligence, james clapper, the head of the nsa, the national security agency, general keith alexander and others who lawmakers want to ask, how extensive are these surveillance programs? why are they necessary? and particularly as we've learned of late, why are we tapping cell phones and other conversations of our allies, of world leaders like angela merkel, the german chancellor. the germans are really upset about this. they're calling for an investigation. even some democrats are saying it's over the top to tap cell phones of our allies like senator dianne feinstein. her senate intelligence committee may
, the white house president obama specifically had a conversation with an intelligence official, about intelligence gathering dealing with chancellor merkel, and the white house is saying that did not happen. of course, the questions will be asked what about other foreign leaders. a lot of questions will be asked today. something else that is rather curious that we were listening to an interview early this morning with one of the members of the house selected intelligence committee, and he was saying he gave the impression, that he was not surprised with these revelations, whereas, the senate intelligence committee chair, says that she has been quite surprised that she is absolutely against intelligence gathering against americans alleys. so a lot of things have to be sorted out. interimly and externally. >> congress also said to be looking for answers on another hot button issue today, that being the trouble rolled out of the affordable care website. the agency has been facing some tough questions from another house committee that happened earlier today. our white house correspondent
election in november if you were for obama white house, or democrats. but after that we had been in a very tough situation, and yet i have been privileged to be part of working out a compromise deal in the lame duck that probably didn't make anybody, or definitely did not make anybody entirely happy. didn't make us and many democrats have the because we extended some of the tax lead at the top that we did not think were probably the most fiscally responsible thing to do, but we did it in a context where we extended long-term unemployment, the aztecs with and a new payroll tax cut. and we surprise markets and growth was actually lifted up a half% almost never. the beginning of 20 i think we're looking at 3% growth. i understand things happen. right after that. right after that. i barely remembered where the bathroom was when you had both the developments in the middle east raising gas prices, you had the unprecedented natural disaster in japan that had a much, much deeper and more harmful effect on the global economy and the supply global supply chain than anyone expected. those are the thi
their job and that means the white house and folks in congress. >> obama is in so much trouble, he called hillary clinton and said, can you start early? >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" at 8:00 is presented by benefiber. ♪ >>> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. white house officials said they always knew that obama care would require policies to change. we have evidence on how big those changes will be. >> as jan crawford reports for every american who is getting health insurance under the new law, at least three are losing their current coverage. >> good morning. we've got some real number us and this is just the 2i7 of the iceberg. cbs news has confirmed with insurance companies across the country that more than 2 million people are getting notices they no longer can keep their existing plans. in california 279,000. in michigan 140,000. florida, 300,000. and in new jersey 800,000. and those numbers are certain to go even higher. some companies tell us they've sent letters but they won't tell us how many. obama care forces them to drop ma
promises made by the president in 2009 in selling obama care? >> with white house officials are saying that the president was talking about the vast majority of americans who get their health care through group plans and through medicare and medicaid and perhaps the va, not this 15 million of -- pool of people who are receiving their health care insurance through the individual insurance market. that represents about 5% of the people who were in the insurance market right now. and when i asked jay carney, does the president regret making these comments, he said, no, the president was not misleading the public and that the people who are receiving these letters in the mail right now saying that their plans are being changed or discontinued, that those people are being affected or impacted by the insurance companies, not obama care. here is what jay carney had to say. >> did the president mislead the american people when he made that comment repeatedly? >> no. the president was clear about a basic fact. if had you insurance you liked on an individual market and you wanted to keep that in
to pass this along to you. the continuing problems with obama care, the website is forcing the white house to push back the original deadline. americans have until march 31st to sign up and avoid tax penalties. the website to sign up has been plagued with technical glitches. >>> it's a story that's shaken up a community on the peninsula. an alleged drunk driver killed a couple out for their evening walk. a 54-year-old woman had health issues and now will appear in court tomorrow. her brother is saying she's not the animal she's painted out to be. >> reporter: the 54-year-old woman did not appear in court today for her arraignment on two charges of vehicular manslaughter and two felony counts of driving under the influence causing bodily injury for allegedly hitting another vehicle injuring two teenagers inside. friends continued to show up. moments after judge jonathan put the issue over because she was having a medical issue. his sister has no idea what happened thursday night and doesn't believe she killed anyone. >> is she an alcoholic? >> pass. she had a mental breakdown. she's going t
that a total review of all intelligence programs is necessary. the white house says that president obama was not aware of just how extensive the nsa's intelligence gathering was until this summer but the president insists there will be a complete review of the nsa's spying policy. >> what we've seen over the last several years is their capacity has continued to develop and expand and that's why i'm initiating a review to make sure that what they're able to do doesn't necessarily mean what they should doing. >> in washington a european delegation arrived this week, looking for answer he about spying claims, including new allegations the u.s. monitored 60 million called in spain last december. >> figure out why this kind of massive is happening, in the end we are fighting a battle in terms of security. we need to get that balance right. >> and while president obama maintains he is the final user of all nsa intelligence european officials are not backing down. they want their privacy better protected and say continued spying could affect a u.s.-europe trade agreement. erica friar ferrari, a
spying program. president obama faces questions from international leaders. the reaction from the white house and overseas next. >> and a company promises to crackdown on abuse as it prepares to go public. >> air and rail travel has been interrupted. thousands are without power. >> outrage over reports the nsa has been spying an world leaders grows louder by the day. president obama is ordering a review of spy policies. lawmakers in the house and senate plan to introduce legislation aimed at limiting the national security agency. it's expected to be called the usa freedom map. authored by a democratic senator and republican senator. the measure would hamper the nsa's ability to collect bulk phone records, provide restrictions against who the nsa can target and requires the government to delete information it collects accidentally. in an op-ed piece for the political.com, the sponsors write: >> the freedom act has a dozen co-spoon stores in the senate. >> the nsa is accused of listening to 60 million always. the u.s. ambassador in madrid was summoned to spain's office to answer questions
and when he knew it, none of us really know. the white house is saying that president obama knew this summer when an internal review that was started revealed that this was happening on about 35 world leaders. and at that time, the administration kind of intensified this review. they're saying the president didn't know the up until then. but officials are telling us, you know, when president obama took office, he was briefed on these programs and if he didn't know specifically which countries, he knew that generally that this program existed. now, wa is he going to do about it? the white house says that the administration is taking this review not only about whether the u.s. can have the surveilance on world leaders but should they. does this really fall in line with the policy goals. and these are the questions that are going to be talked about in the next few weeks. >> the thing that's interesting here too, elyse, you talk about spain and france and particularly germany upset about their leaders perhaps being listened on but a no spying ingredient, a club if you like, already e
on intelligence, we have the white house responding to the allegations about what president obama may or may not have known back in 2010, going so far as to issue a press release in which the public affairs office for the national security agency denied reports in the german press that the president had had conversations about intelligence gathering related to the german chancer will, angela merkel, of course saying that had not happened. of course they were very specific in that press release, so it's not clear who else may have talked to the president. but right now we have foreign leaders asking for action at the united nations. it's the stuff of spy novels come live and real right before your eyes. >> it is indeed. randall thing you very much. >>> members of congress also said to be taking a closer look at the white house drone policy strikes today. they have invited a pakistani family that says they were victimized by a strike. they want them to share their story. they first stoke though to al jazeera kimberly halkett. >> it happened a little more than a year ago. for the 12-year-old an
♪ ♪ single micro- lou: today is historically important for president obama. his administration today appeared to accept responsibility for a mistake. white house press secretary jay carney today admitted obamacare will cause some americans to lose their current health care insurance. much more to come. i am lou dobbs. ♪ lou: good evening, everybody. the obama administration finally admitting that the president was wrong to claim that americans could keep their health care insurance if they so as to define obamacare. there admission comes as the white house is faced with evidence that hundreds of thousands of americans, perhaps millions will be receiving cancellation notices for their current insurance for not meeting obamacare requirements. first it was the president's former top adviser david axelrod to admitted not everyone will be able to keep their current insurance because of obamacare. then the president's spokesman, jay carney, acknowledged what he refused to admit for years. fox news chief white house correspondent ed henry asked the question that produced the carney
. but the explosive expert was a person of interest. we have been saying it the white house is confirming it. americans may not be able to keep their healthcare plans under the obama care. they have known this since 2010. kelly wright joins us now from washington with more on the huge blow to americans. >> good morning to you. the affordable care act continues to prove problematic. the president always promised if you already had health insurance you could keep your plan no matter what. now it turns out it is a promise that can be broken and likely will. there are some existing healthcare plans that people do have that don't qualify for obama care. they are pushing legislation to help consumers keep their current plan. it is causing critics to lash out at the president after lengthening the enrollment period to avoid 6 weeks to avoid fines. >> this is a law the president continues to revisit the law, he continues to make changes. this is a time to give every american an opportunity to delay it a year. >> the president still saying wd to sign up for it. >> you lack at the number of young peop
's peter alexander at the white house for us tonight. peter, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. after weeks of questions about whether the obama care website could be fixed and when many say that is masking what is the real issue here. how much these plans will actually cost. it was one of president obama's key selling points for the new health care law. >> if you've got health insurance, it doesn't mean a government takeover. you keep your own insurance. keep your own doctor. if you like your plan you can keep your plan. >> reporter: but in los angeles, that isn't what debra cavalaro is finding. she buys her own insurance. her employer sent her this notice reading because of the requirements of the new laws we can no longer offer your current policy. >> all i want is what i currently have. i want to keep my doctors and i would like to have lower premiums. >> reporter: the insurance company is offering her is new plan that would cost her $484 a month versus her current $293 premium, a 65% increase. why so much more? the affordable care act requires all plans include ten essenti
their existing coverage changed or even cancel. the white house says obama care will mean better more comprehensive coverage but at what the cost? the head of the agency in charge of creating the obama care website was asked about that at a congressional hearing today. >> this man wrote me and said, my wife has been recently informed by her insurance carrier that her health care policy does not comply with the affordable care act. now we must purchase a new policy to get the aim coverage at an 18% increase in our premium. so what happened to the if you like your insurance, you can keep it. >> what i would tell that individual is if their carrier is telling them they're changing the plan and offering an increase, that they would need to go take a look what's available in their state and in their market. which is certainly something that's available to them through the exchanging >> yeah, at an 1% increase. >> joe johns has been digging into this for us. did the white house knowingly or perhaps not knowingly mislead the american public when the president so often said if you like your h
to a lot of red faces in the white house. it's not clear what president obama knew about the surveillance of foreign leaders, but it is awkward and may even force a change in policy. >> we give them policy direction but what we've seen over the last two years is the capacity continues to develop and expand which is why i'm initiating a review now to make sure that was a are able to do does not necessarily mean it is what they should be doing. >> washington's defense of the surveillance program is that everyone spies on everyone and a ay -- anyway but this is question of scale. nobody does a as big as america. >> i spoke with democratic congressman brad sherman who sits on the foreign affairs committee. mr. sherman, thank you for joining me. did you hear anything in the hearings today that justified to you what the surveillance programs might have been doing think you have a series of interconnected and somewhat reckless decisions. of first was to give many the 500,000 people a security clearance access to far more information than they would have had before we began chanting that we need
testifying this afternoon. law makers want to know how long it is going on and who knew about it. the white house said president obama did not know that the nsa was monitoring the phone calls. >> lou dobbes makes a good point. you wonder how much of that sebelius will talk about tomorrow? >> you wonder if they know? >> or her answer every time they badger her with a question. >>> law makers looking to the answer to so many questions of what the government knew and web site. what do the web site delays mean for the implementation of the law. >>> one year ago today a monster storm settled over the northeast affecting millions of people and the recovery and progress made since super storm sandy. >>> and bringing terrorist to justice on benghazi. we'll talk on a law makers looking for that exact answer, next. >> every time i see this on tv, i see bloody finger prints crawling down the wall and i keep asking everybody. do they belong to my son? and no one has told me anything. [ indistinct conversations ] [ male announcer ] when you wear dentures you may not know it, but your mouth is under atta
it more difficult for one party to run rough shod over the country. >> you have a democrat in the white house. president obama won't be signing that bill soon. let me ask you about something else that's been getting attention in the news. that's you're speaking out on what you call the war against christians. this various countries in this world and in particular muslim-dominated countries. we have seen more violence against christians in egypt. there was a story today out of iran with 80 lashes for four christians. they had to be lashed for drinking wine at communion. you have been outspoken saying the administration isn't doing enough to call attention to it. what would you have them do? >> about a month ago, a christian village in syria was overrun and a young man was told to convert or die. he said, i am a christian. if you must kill me for being a christian, do it. these were his last words. the president needs to speak out about this. we need to not gloss over that there is a religious component to this. since 9/11 we have been apologizing and saying, oh, this isn't the islamic re
. the white house, president obama, would establish and outlined some goals. the department of health and human services would come up with a man to reach those goals. an agency, in this case, the centers for medicaid and medicare centers would hire computer programmers to make it all happen. and voila, there is your fully functional website. but from the beginning it appears there was a political as well as a practical side to this effort. as the policymakers dreamed up things for the website to do, programmers weren't always in the loop to discuss if it was possible. furthermore, you saw a few more of the big companies hired being grilled on what went wrong. but there were dozens of subcontractors down here running hundreds of millions of lines of computer code. testimony indicates some had little knowledge of how their work would coordinate with the work of others. they faced changing demands as political fights raged and communications between them were all sketchy. so you ended up with this incredibly tangled web of lines going on between here and between the white house and betw
that it should have gone like this. the white house, president obama, would establish and outlined some goals. the department of health and human services would come up with a man to reach those goals. an agency, in this case, the centers for medicaid and medicare centers would hire computer programmers to make it all happen. and voila, there is your fully functional website. but from the beginning it appears there was a political as well as a practical side to this effort. as the policymakers dreamed up things for the website to do, programmers weren't always in the loop to discuss if it was possible. furthermore, you saw a few more of the big companies hired being grilled on what went wrong. but there were dozens of subcontractors down here running hundreds of millions of lines of computer code. testimony indicates some had little knowledge of how their work would coordinate with the work of others. they faced changing demands as political fights raged and communications between them were all sketchy. so you ended up with this incredibly tangled web of lines going on between here and betwee
>> good evening everyone, welcome to al jazeera america. i'm john siegenthaler in new york. white house questions what president obama knew about tapping the german chancellor's telephone and european representatives in washington demanding answers about america's spy program. >>> a judge strikes down parts of a controversial state law. >>> surviving superstorm sandy. the cost to open ellis island and the new protection to prevent disaster from a similar storm. outrage over reports the nsa has been spying on being world leaders gross stronger today. president obama has he has ordered a review of the u.s. spy policies,.. >> their capacities continue to expand and develop. what they are able do doesn't necessarily mean what they should be doing. >> the platest allegation involves spain. the nsa is accused of listening to 60 million phone calls. answering questions. this afternoon new complaints from president obama's own party, the head of the senate intelligence committee democrat dianne feinstein says she's totally opposed to the nsa collecting intelligence on u.s. allies. a europ
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they erase her smiling face. the obamacare cover girl is missing and the white house refuses to say what they did with her. what are they hiding? yes it is day who cares of -- >> obama-apocalypso care gate. >> it was a mystery woman greeting visitors to health care .gov. she became the face of futility and nicknamed glitch girl. on sunday she was replaced by icons showing four ways people can learn about obamacare. one of them outlines a new way to enroll. according to the white house after you log-in you write the name of the insurance plan you want on your computer screen and then you commit suicide. where is obamacare cover girl right now? "red eye" tracked her down in her internet which is now her prison. >> never been happier. i want to get in that machine. andy, you have been defending obamacare and saying we should give it a chance. that surprised me. >> i know. i have been and like the rest of the media i hold obama completely unaccountable. i think it is the no name actress on the web page. the kingpin of this whole thing and obama is blameless and let's get her. >> rob, should
's been four weeks to the day. i imagine the white house seems longer since obama care and the website was launched and then promptly crashed. next hour, that debacle faces blistering criticism on capitol hill. that as a federal administrator has to explain her agency's failures in creating that website. testifying today. and of course today's hearing an sets the stage for her boss, health and human services secretary kathleen seb beaelius faces a grilling from lawmakers tomorrow. there is a new shocker now hitting home for millions of americans. many may lose their private insurance coverage that they have now. let's get the very latest from senior white house correspondent brianna keilar. this has got to be going against what many heard the president say, which is they wouldn't lose. >> reporter: the white house now admitting that some people will see their health plans change. that does go against what we heard president obama promise. the white house is also saying it might not actually be or it will not actually be a bad thing for many people. one of the president's longtime promi
. over at the white house the obama administration is navigating through rough political waters. joining me now mark mazzetti national security correspondent for "new york times" and chris cillizza nbc contributor and host of "in play." i was talking to congressman schiff on the committee and he said there's going to have to be a narrowing of the nsa's reach of broad metadata as it were. he does not see justification for spying on friendly allies. that is really the flash point that has got europeans and now senator feinstein on the senate side and senator collins on the senate side who say they were not briefed in the senate intelligence community. >> interesting you have a lot more congressional outrage over the listening to foreign leaders than the collection of metadata of american citizens. but there is sort of two controversies at the same time, the foreign and domestic. that's what various communities hearing from intelligence officials about. you're correct, the white house really has had to face a cre amount of controversy in the last semple days and political fallout from the l
. >> the white house has long denied german media reports president obama was told in 2010 that the nsa was spying. tapping the phone of german chancellor angela americael and letting it go on. they press whether the white house would have been told foreign leaders were being tapped. >> would it, in fact, any value of that information find its way to at least the national security council in the white house? >> it certainly could. it may not have position specifically related to a specific selector or any specific collection target. what they would see, though, would be the output of this in its total dimension. >> i want to bring in chief national security correspondent jim sciutto. we just heard james clapper explain this discrepancy or at least intent to explain the discrepancy between intelligence officials saying the white house and the national security council had been briefed and saying president obama did not know that america i will's phone had been tapped. translate that for us whether he intended to or not clapper gave president obama some cover there. as he said, presidents
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